Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The plane tree.

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Examples

  • I found her standing beneath a puzzle-skinned platane* in the center of a shady placette.

    reconnaître - French Word-A-Day

  • I found her standing beneath a puzzle-skinned platane* in the center of a shady placette.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • I found her standing beneath a puzzle-skinned platane* in the center of a shady placette.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • I found her standing beneath a puzzle-skinned platane* in the center of a shady placette.

    reconnaître - French Word-A-Day

  • The only place that could be found was under the _charmille_ on the terrace, where stood a grove of old platane trees.

    In the Courts of Memory, 1858 1875; from Contemporary Letters

  • She had risen at daybreak, picked all the fine vegetables left in her garden, and arranged them in a basket with platane leaves and flowers, and had been to the river to get a fresh salad of pakô.

    An Eagle Flight A Filipino Novel Adapted from Noli Me Tangere

  • The laurell, meed of mightie conquerours And poets sage; the firre that weepeth still; The willow, worne of forlorn paramours; The eugh, obedient to the benders will; The birch for shaftes; the sallow for the mill; The mirrhe sweete-bleeding in the bitter wound; The warlike beech; the ash for nothing ill; The fruitfull olive; and the platane round; The carver holme; the maple seeldom inward sound.

    Earth as Modified by Human Action, The~ Chapter 03 (historical)

  • At the right and left of the slope, on the black, sodden earth, the tents gleamed white; and behind the tents, black, stood the bare trunks of the platane forest, which rang with the incessant sound of axes, the crackling of the bonfires, and the crashing of the trees as they fell under the axes.

    Stories by Foreign Authors: Russian

  • In prezent, trupa este alcatuita din Jimmy P.p (voce, chitara), Evil Jared Hasselhoff (chitara bas, backing vocals), DJ Q-Ball (platane, clape), The Yin (tobe) si Denial P. Cartier

    Hotnews.ro

  • The fading nighttime summer sunlight pushed past the wide-cast platane leaves, tracing light-and-shadow doilies over the earthen ground over which tinkling pétanque balls clattered in the dusk.

    Serious Eats

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